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Outstanding historical architecture

We set out to find the arch. It was a bit of a walk but absolutely worth it. As you gaze at it... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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one of the main historical sites of Perugia

As you stand in front of the arch and stare at it, you can picture what the city must have been... read more

Reviewed 25 July 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We set out to find the arch. It was a bit of a walk but absolutely worth it. As you gaze at it you cannot help but think of how many others have passed underneath it. Well worth the walk.

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Reviewed 25 July 2018

As you stand in front of the arch and stare at it, you can picture what the city must have been like 2300 years ago. This was one of the gates into the city. It's hard not to feel transported into a different world

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Reviewed 23 July 2018

An easy walk down Ulisse Rocchi street behind dome (nice little bakery along the way). This arch was built around the 3rd century B.C., and was one of the 7 entrance gates to Perugia in the Etruscan period. About two centuries after its construction, the...More

Thank ValerieJo18
Reviewed 12 June 2018

This really created respect for the Etruscans. Layer upon layer of civilization, with the Romans for once not being the foundation. Remarkably complete and strong looking. OK, it only takes a few minutes, but it's definitely a good few minutes. Opposite the gate you can...More

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Reviewed 7 May 2018

There is no way these gates - admittedly old and historic - are a top attraction in this town. You walk up and down hill all day and to climb just to see this is not satisfying.

Thank Plunkett07
Reviewed 5 April 2018

The Etruscan Arch is one of the six urban port which open in the etruscan walls. The technique of construction is "square work", large blocks of square travertine...

Thank IgnazioCANNAVALE
Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

L’arco etrusco e bellissimo e incredibilmente imponente. The Etruscan Archway is incredibly beautiful being that it was built 450 b.c. and without cement in between the enormous rock bricks much like the Egyptian pyramids. A must see if you come to Perugia. Along with the...More

Thank mariechristinedanese
Reviewed 21 October 2017

Imagine the people that built this arch and those walls some 2500 years ago... In Perugia there walls and the arches all blend in to make the city such a charming destination. But for me these small details make the trip more interesting... Remember the...More

Thank Octav P
Reviewed 16 October 2017

The entrance to this beautiful Medieval city is this Etruscan arch that is a part of the walled fortress that still surrounds this city.

Thank lollygal
Reviewed 18 September 2017

Ancient arch in piazza grimana near university for foreigners. A must see here in Perugia. You can also see the exterior of the university for foreigners and walk up via garabaldi to Castel St ' Angelo

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